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Delhi government requests SC for exemption for hospitals from construction ban

New Delhi: The Delhi government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court urging the latter to allow construction of hospitals in the city. The Centre and state governments had once again been at the receiving end of SC’s ire for failing to bring down air pollution in the NCR. Construction activities have been banned due...

Here’s why actor Sonu Sood met AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Good Samaritan Sonu Sood has been roped in as brand ambassador by the Delhi government for its ambitious ‘Desh Ke Mentors’ programme that aims to guide students from poor backgrounds in making career choices. An announcement in this regard was made by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Friday after a scheduled meeting with the actor....

Delhi govt refutes allegations of inflated oxygen demand during second wave peak

Following reports that the Delhi government exaggerated the national capital’s oxygen demand by four times during the peak of the second wave of COVID-19, the Delhi government has hit back at the Centre saying that the members of the Supreme Court’s oxygen audit committee have “not signed or approved” the interim report. Delhi’s deputy Chief...

Delhi government to install Wi-Fi hotspots for protesting farmers

After extending support to the protesting farmers, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Arvind Kejriwal government has decided to provide them Wi-Fi internet facility on Delhi borders. The decision in this regard was taken after the protestors demanded internet access from the Delhi government. The AAP government decided to install Wi-Fi hotspots at various spots at the...

Delhi Police seeks Kejriwal govt’s nod to use 9 stadiums for detaining protesting farmers

The Delhi Police have sought Arvind Kejriwal government’s permission to convert nine stadiums in the national capital into temporary jails. The permission has been sought as thousands of farmers protesting against the Centre’s contentious farm laws continue their march towards Delhi. The agitating farmers have braved police batons, tear gas and water cannons while breaking...

Now, Delhi won’t have 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

Delhi will not have 5.5 lakh cases by July end, Union home minister Amit Shah said on Sunday. Amit Shah added that he disagrees with Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia that the national capital will see nearly 5.5 lakh cases by the end of July as the Central government has stressed on the preventive...

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain recovers from COVID-19

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who had been undergoing treatment for COVID-19 in a private hospital for over a week, has been cured of the deadly infection and will be discharged on Friday. The AAP leader was given plasma therapy last week after he developed pneumonia and had breathing trouble. “Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain tests...

Diesel for the first time becomes costlier than petrol in Delhi

‘Diesel price for the first time in living memory crossed the rate of petrol in the national capital on Wednesday when prices were raised for a record 18th day in a row. According to a price notification of state oil marketing companies, petrol price was unchanged after 17 consecutive increases, while diesel rates were increased...

SC blasts Delhi govt for COVID-19 crisis, says situation “grim” in Bengal, TN & Maharashtra

The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up the Delhi government for the poor management of coronavirus cases. It remarked that coronavirus patients are being treated “worse than animals” and that the situation in the national capital was “horrendous, horrific and pathetic” amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases. The situation is also “grim” in Maharashtra,...

HC seeks Delhi govt’s reply on petitions challenging 70% corona fee on liquor

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the AAP government on several pleas challenging the levy of 70 per cent “special corona fee” on the maximum retail price of all liquor brands in the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued a notice...

Coronavirus: All Primary Schools in Delhi to Remain Closed Till End of March

The government is constantly monitoring the situation of the country due to Coronavirus epidemic. In this regard, important decisions are being taken throughout the country to prevent from coronavirus. So far, 30 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in India. Now the Delhi government has taken an important decision because of Coronavirus. Delhi Education Minister...

All Options Over For Nirbhaya Convicts

President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the mercy plea of ​​convict Pawan Gupta. With this, the way of hanging of the four convicts is now clear. After the mercy petition of Pawan was rejected, the prosecution has once again moved the lower court to issue a new death warrant. Earlier, the Delhi government had also...